Rev. Adam Filipek is currently our sole pastor here at Holy Cross and Immanuel Lutheran Churches in Lidgerwood, ND. He was installed as our pastor on October 16th, 2016. Previously he was a sole pastor of Salem Lutheran Church in St. Louis, Missouri and an associate pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hicksville, NY. He received his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems with a Minor in Philosophy from Minot State University in 2004. And he received his Master of Divinity Degree from Concordia Seminary in 2009.

Pastor Filipek is a native North Dakotan. He grew up in Minot, ND. He and his wife Becky have four children. When he is not faithfully teaching and preaching the Word of God, he enjoys all the outdoor activities that North Dakota offers: hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, jet skiing, golfing, camping, biking, boating, and hiking.